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Hornpipes: Trumpet / Millicent's favourite / Strand / Harvest home / Trumpet

Edmondson, Tommy, 1934-2001 (accordion)
1954-07-12

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  • Title:
    Hornpipes: Trumpet / Millicent's favourite / Strand / Harvest home / Trumpet
  • Contributor: Edmondson, Tommy, (accordion); Kennedy, Peter, (sound recordist)
  • Subjects: England; Hornpipes (Music); Folk dance music
  • Place Name: Performer’s house, Well House, Harbottle, Morpeth, Northumberland, England, UK
  • Description: Aerophones - Free reeds
    Keyboard instruments

  • Notes:
    Recording date: 1954-07-12
    Collection title: Peter Kennedy Collection
    Duration: 3 min. 31 sec.
    Performance notes: A selection of hornpipes performed on the accordion by Tom Edmondson.
    Performance notes: Reg Hall heard many years ago (source forgotten) that it was Peter’s recording of Tommy Edmondson playing The Trumpet Hornpipe that was used as the signature tune of the children’s TV cartoon series, Captain Pugwash, and that Tommy hadn’t been identified at the time and received a back-payment royalties cheque from the BBC many years later [from Reg Hall's annotated discography of Peter Kennedy recordings].

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